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THE BIG CUP. A SPIRIT OF THE TIME—HIS FORTUNATUS TIP—THE APHORISMS OF GEORGE WASHINGTON—"VERA" DISCOURSES ON THE CUP WOMAN DARING COMBINATION OF COLOR—THE SNOB[?]ERY OF THE TERAPHIM—GOWNINGS AT THE FIRST CUP. (Copyright—The Federal Association of Journalists.) THE CUP SPRITE. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 3 November 1893
THE BIG CUP. A SPIRIT OF THE TIME - His FORTUNATUS TIP-THE APHORISMS OF GEORGE WASHINGTON- VERA" DISCOURSES ON THE CuP WOMAN DARING COMBINATION OF COLOR THE SNOBIERY OF THE TERAPHIM -GOWNINGS AT THE FIRST CUP. (Copyright-Te. Fl lkal A sscialon o0 jourtnalrst.l THE CUP SPRITE. (nB the Editor of the TrJJIrwa. Clarson,. TIle lime has aome for dreamin ol the C'up. AndlI true to tllie last ntgh we dreamt I:e wlnner. And. llouolh awak.e, we drullll the "' n.mbrs up.' QO:ite idelendenl of our ealllt dinner. Coll Ilok nor pudding- - na ;tI 0 ;e had to neup Our circulatione. we nay say, is tike a cal.tlc lTlloher porints, au crlonl,,tel w; n r?rrbltadingo, in to ltn olf silt. Bu let us to the tle s f horses twairi that in hil dram v.'e to b?tnde , In a big stake ol cur up t i- i0nn 1 dlli5l.; If you dn' willo, the tip's all , i l lcurse, lue failure lies within hls1 bht sed hots.c. o we erre aaloe. Sotle e( ri old rut: Andol a strooll pipe fulll I I.lt aulcol- Of half a guinea just knolrl'd ...
Home and Fireside. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 3 November 1893
Home and Fireside. Fot: TInED FEcr.--lionw eany times we hear hoosekeepels ga:y'.1 could stand tile work well enough if my feet did not set so tired !" If people who are troubled with tir.d feet could know the rehef that corme from the uo of cushions placed in front of the table where they stand when dishes are washed or vecetablyl prpared. they could pro vide themseloves with one or more of these pads at uonce. They may be made with several thicknesses of old cloth, bagring, carpet lni tC or horse blanker stitched together and covered with old carpet or drugget, the edges turned in anld overhanded, nod this whole of them tacl:ed like a comtortable. Ifang it up by two hloo wlhen not in use, to keep the edges from eurlillogp. In fact, to prevent this It is not a bad plan to have it oblong in shape. CLtn.atIu GLOVES WITH M1lLK.--Make ready a little new tmilk in ote saucer and a piece of whlte soau in ?nuther. and a clean cloth or towel tolded three or four times. On tie cloth epread o...
WIT AND HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 3 November 1893
WIT AND HUMOUR. ( A billiard ball oft gives a kiss for a blow. Many a bankrupt business man can testify to the impossibility of keeping one's head i above water and above whisky at the same Stime. " Well," said the man who handed his last ahillingto the I wyer, "I suppose turn about is fair play. I broke the law and the law broke me." In No Mood for Sympathy.-The milkman gathered himself up from the ruins of his do molished waggon, acraped the whitish gray mud from his clothing, smoothed out the dents in his hat, wiped from his whisker: the dripping fluid that had drenched his face when the catastrophe came, gave one glance at the runaway horse disappearing down the street, surveyed the dirtvy white puddles that represented his stock in trade, and turned to the crowd. " All I've got to say," he observed, rolling up his coat sleeves and speaking in the tone of a man accustomed to calling cattle, " is that the first son-of.a-gun that says a word about it's being no use crying over spi...
Melbourne Letter. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 3 November 1893
Melbourne Letter. -:o: [By OUR OWN CORRESPONDBNT.J Tuesday. ACCORDING to Mr Max Hirsch, who was entertained at a banquet the other evening, the days of protection in the laud are numbered, and in the near future Parliament will be taken pos. session of by a band of freetraders. In order to push on with the work a sui of £3000 is required, and all who have tie cause of feetalde at heart areastked to iire proof of their sin cerity by contrilbuting according to their mlleans. Now, quite apart from the vexed questioni of freetrade crstus protection, it nmay be asked-is the present the tight time to mtake an appeal for money to assist the free trade policy ? Parlialulent is about to close its labors and rest for a few inonths; no fixed question distturbs the .-ltimlunity; business of all kinds is laborintg halrd against the stortm, and there is trouble all over the land; anld then why attempt to raise strife and tariff questions I The battle of freetrady agai st protectio 11, of -rse, be...
Seasonable Hints on Maize Culture. PREPARATION OF GROUND. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 3 November 1893
Seasonable Hints on Maize Culture. et --o- PnEPA?kTTON OF OBOUlND. Maie as a payingerop should, wherepoaslble, d, follow nitrogenproducing crop, suchu peu, 10 beans, lucerne, etc., the remains of which r should be ploughed down to a depth of at least n 8Sin. early on the season, so as to allow the aun, er air and rains to sweeten and mellow the soil I before the final preparations for planting Oy Previous to planting, the soil should he broaghi Sto a fine tilth by cross.plouthing. grubling to and harrowing to a depth of trom 6in to 7in. according to the nature of the ground. A great deal depends on this, as maize is a? is essentially shallow-rootinog plant, and has 0. conseqouently to wander considerable dis sl tances in search of food and moisture. At e this stage stable or pig manure should te liber. n ally applied and thoroughl, worked into the soil, noas to prevent loss by evaporation and sr secure even distribution. Muany intelligent d farmers will gravely assert that their sai...
GENERAL EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 3 November 1893
GENERAL EXTRACTS. a The audacious minister of Pem r broke Chapel, Liverpool, has been flying 1 in the face of traditional religious preju dices in a way calculated to turn white the hair of some people. Ought people to read novels on Sunday? "Seri ously," Mr Aked declared, " any person p who understands what a powerfiction has been in our English life. and what a still mightier power it is becoming and will n become, will not despise it even on a r. Sunday, and ia Scotch Sunday at tha:." On the subject of theatre-going, lie is Lt equallypronouncedin claiiming individual if liberty. " No church," he says, " has a taught the duty of masculinr purity as powerfully as it has been taught by Oscar Wilde in the 'Woman of No Impor tance.' No sermon which I have heard has impressed upon my mind as 'The Bauble Shop' has done a sense of the terrible burden of public duty and re sponsibility. 1 say quite serisusly, in deliberately chosen words, that one of the h most solemn hours of my life, co...
FLOWERDALE V. TALLAROOK. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 3 November 1893
FI.OWERDALE V. TALLAROOtK. Flowerdale journeyed to Tallarook last Saturday. and were subjected to a severe drubbing at the hands of the home team. Tallarook went in first and ran up 82. Costello, not out 22: Morgan. 12; and sundries 20. being the chief contributors. On taking the wickets Flowerdale were all disposed of for 9. and in a second innings were again disposed of for 21; the home team thus winning by an innings and 52 runs. For Flowerdale. Hilliear took 5 wickets for 27. and Craig 5 for 34 ; whilst for Tallarook Winnell took 4 for 5, and Jack Kennedy 3for 3; and in the second innings Winnell took I for 5. Jack Kennedy 4 for 8, Costello 2 for 3.
Dresses in the Play. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 9 November 1893
Dresses in the Play. Do not expect to hear about gowns you can copy or take a hiuta from when devising your newest. Still, they are interesting costumes thie three leading ladies don durins the progress of the piece. On the Block they would be more than interesting -they would be startling. Yet who knows? lerlhas in the near future we shall have to describe and wearsuch things instead ot gowns of holland if we desire to be a la mode. After all, there is only one garment we should have to adopt ntrlv dlifferent trom wsat nany women are wear ing y'will guess what that Otte is; and since 'tin ttte o... _ U and that step is taken in vests, ties, i,%' etc., we may arrive at Amiazonian suits. This is briefly what they are like, for a detailed description of each would savor of repetition. In the first act lMsses Noble and Gibson wear China blue and fawn suits made with full knicker. bockers, vests and lone jackets, tan boots withshort leggings; Mrs lirough, a grey travelling dress and gen...
THE LADIES' COLUMN. What Could She Do? [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 9 November 1893
THE LADIES' COLUMN. What Could She Do ? If I kissed you, would you be in. Diguant with me-make resistance Flush and blush, and order me, in Tragic tones, to " keep my distance?' Bireak your pretty voice iu two Calling someone to assist you Tell me, sweet, what would you do If I kissed you? If you kissed me, I might scold you, Under certain eircumstances: And at aore thou arm's length hold you, To discourage your advanses. But if none were near but you As at this minute-to assist me. Tell me, please, what couLD I do. If you kissed me?
Famous Bachelors. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 9 November 1893
Famous Bachelors. No one need be ashamed of being a bachelor, says a contemporary writer. He produces a list of famous men who never married. Amon_ them are Kant, Descartes, Spinoza. Newton, Voltaire, Swedenborg, Horace Walpole, Edward Gibbon, Francis Drake, Beethoven, Richelieu, Michael Angelo, o Isaao Watts, Montgomery, Cooper, Grey, David Hume, John Randolph, Wash ington Irving, James Buchanan, Samuel J. Tilden, Thaddeus Ste vens, Alexander Stephens, John G. Whittier, Walt Whitman and Phillips Brooks. The only comment to be made is that nobody knows how much greater they might have been had they married.
A Female Deputy Sheriff. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 9 November 1893
A Female Deputy Sheriff. The novel spectacle of a prisoner being taken from the Central police station in the custody of a female officer was seen the other morning, when Benjamin Hilt, of Janesville, started for Belvidere, Ill, in charge of iMrs A. T. Ames, under sheriff of Bonne county, sayethe Milwaukee "Sentinel." Hilt was arrested at a boarding house upon a charge of stealing several hundred dollars' worth of jewelry from Mrs Ames, the woman who took him to Belvidero. A telegram was sent to Sheriff Ames notifying him, and he answered that an officer would be sent for the nrisoner. The officer was a woman, thirty-five or forty years of age. tall and of slender build. A pair of piercing black eyes looked out from under dark eyebrows, and the firm, reliant step showed she was a woman of determina tion. She wore a small black bonnet, a plush cloak and a black and grey travelling dress. In her right hand she carried a russet colored grip. She went to the Central police station and t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 9 November 1893
Noticcs. " Follow the Footsteps of th.e Wise" And SItOE MSONE\ y by buying your Clotiting to en :. or Ready-Snale, and LUTOS a SILUOES true L,.. OLN, STUART & CO. Ltd., `8 FLINDEIR ST., tMELBOURlNE We make Our Suit at Sulc, to. :[enoure, from is totde from tMaterials, Trousers, 10a. ' k ertl ois perfctly Troe e, f itting and etlyutle, Ltautiiullyg orea L inished No tCheoap Seed for Rubbish udt ate s Suit+, C. ret sound n Forms. tictorian Tweed or Sergs. " .. Pon't Forget. We have the larest stnck of hi?,e-laos Woollen., Read:.tad cotClthin, Booets and 'hoes, Stiin'r Ties, ltosiory, liar,' Tennt and Cricketing Cools in Aus. Irrteha ":nit.r of 'all kinds. Sedi for ,ur oo tk 'the t['hit ailItt)y oflores.." We e r not Dre;srs Lnt 1i'toTrrees. It will pay you to write or oue taous. YOUNG SLANDERER TZTILL stand this season at Mir M. E ' KRYAN'S FARM, SUGARLOAFI CREEK. lie is a bright bay, 4 years old; stands 16 hands high. He is by Slanderer ; his damt-Native Girl-by Confusion. Te...
Spring Valley. TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 9 November 1893
:o [isroom OUI OWN CORREO JINDEXT.) TUESDAY. THE suppliers of the Spring Valley Crea mery. ?ery. o s-?,?b cur morning la-s to find that a separator, of greater capacity than the one formerl)y in use, had been hfied up since the previous day. The new machine is capable of sepa rating 3oo gallons per hour, conse. quently suppliers do net lose such an amount of time in waiting for their milk to go throLgh, and therefore a source of great dissatisfaction has been removed. Previous to the new bowl being fixed up several suppliers had contemplated severing their connection with the creamery, but roeow they ntend, they say. taking up more shares in the company. The daily supply of milk at present is 700 gallons. The Yea council has accepted the tender for the making and reforming of the read from Mr..l. Doherty's to the creamery at the very low price of 127. The Engineer's estimate for the work was, 1 believe, £60. The weather remains very dry and rain is much needed. Grass and crops are n...
Goods and Parcels. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 9 November 1893
Goods and Parcels. :o: Goods.--1cKenzie, Bruce. Clayton. W. Parker, Noble, Sieb!er, McLiesh, Trezise, SFeby, Cottle, McRae. Doherty, Parker. Parcels.--Murray, Glennon, Craig, Swan. IMacdougall. Skinner, Stenhoase, Mlc.Manus, Regan, McKenzie.
Correspondence. We do not hold ourselves responsible for opinions expressed by correspondents. THE PRICE OF SUGAR. To the Editor of the Broadford Courier. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 9 November 1893
j(trret'.oslj 9 iicc. We do not hold ourselves responsioble for opinions expressed by correspondents. THE PRICE OF SUGAR. 2T tIe Edlitr if the Broadford Cour'ier. SIR,--At a r.ceting reported in your last issue, re the formation of a Co-operative store in ltroadford, a statement was made to the effect that sugar which wa.; sold in 1:roi:dord at iSs., could Lb bought for i5s. at a co-operative store in Rochester. Knovingthat from the price o. sugar, this must have been impossible, I sent to the I:cihester co-operative store, inloiring the price and received a reply to-day stating ti.,.t the price at the present time is 1ys. 6d. Of course the mis-statement was purely a mistake, perhaps through the duty lately put on -ugar or in its quality, J o McLILSIHper V. :.cL. Nov. S;93.
The Debt of Alcoholism. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 9 November 1893
The Debt of Alcoholism.. THE most telling sermon, simply beeause it does not a rtte?mtpt argunnelt against the drink hanit, is the comlpalion ti national expendi ture oen bread, clothing and other necessaries against thi amount squandered in iatuxi cants. You will see, in altitst ever) Temperance Hall in the world, diagrams showing the enortrous propostion of the worll'a earntngs spent in contraecting a debt against health and society, which tile drinker can never repay, for the reason that his oppoitutnity ti dsoso will ne:er a:rive. In I neland, at any rate, the drink bill and the cost of food, elithiug and eduantion is as i to 1, and all this exlpansion of expenditure means the conltra'ion of erve ?nereasing debt--against heclh, against esociety, against decency. This drink disease is a terrible thing. In this century we are a eianits our mechanical inventors show us the nay to so multiply power that tile pressure of a linger lilts a ton-we have banished the darkness, annihilatcd...
The Victoria Racing Club. SPRING MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 9 November 1893
The Victoria lHacing Club. ---:o:- SPRING MEETING. FLEMINGTOx RACECOURSE was at its best on Tuesday (Cup Day), and was attended, it is estimated, by .67,000 per sons. Amongst the vice-regal Farty. were His Excellency the Governor, and the Countess of Ilopetoun, the Governor of New South Wales and Lady Duff, the Governor of New Zealand and the Countess of Glasgow, and others. The racing resulted as follows : HURstLE RACE. Shannon's Goldref .. Murray's Neli ... ... 2 Keogh's Anarraw ... ... " Baxter's Barzen ... ... t Twelve horses started. RI LWAY i.HANDIDAP. Wallace's Titan ... Clark's Warpaint ... ... t Davies's Hova ... ... " Twenty horses started. KENSINGTON STAKES. W\ilson's Rosetta ... .. Payten's Mooroongie ... Cook's Merry Girl ... ... 3 Five starters. MELBOURNEI CUP. Lewis' Tarcoola ... ...; Wilson's Carnage ... ... 2 Earnshaw's Jeweller ... 3 Thirty starters. NURSERY HANDICAP. Lloyd's Cobbitty . Wallace's Gelasma... 2 Barr-Smith's Destiny ....3 Twenty three starters YAN YEA...
ASSOCIATION MATCHES BROADFORD V. YEA. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 9 November 1893
ASSOCIATION MA.TCHES. BROADFORD V. YEA. TirEse teams, who up to Saturday Lad not been beaten, met on the local reserve, both being in strong force. The !iroadford team as picked, turned up punctually at two o'clou.k, and in the Yes team Carr and Coates were the only absentees Trecise vwonn the oss fro:n Burns of Vea and sent the latter to the wickets. Wilson an:t larrett opened to the ;owling of Agg and Fuotherill, and the first Dver wteas negiated for four runs, both batsmen dis pl.tying ve.ry ood form ton his trst over -- seLr.erd \tibatn with a gootd ball, and his place w.;s filled by (tuinlan, who, after a few runs had bec:l put on. wa.,. given out Ilb w. Forns toined IIarrett and this partner ship carried the sccre to 43 before Barrett was dl-po?ed of for a contributoi n of 2o. hile latter batted nicely and made sarole ood drives, hut !:e should have beren trken by Frank tlhergill belfore he had .cored more th.n a doren runs. lumtnsery e :ied the breaeh bad was caught iby .,egg...